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ARCURI, Giovanni Battista

Posted By Obits On July 6, 2018 @ 4:21 PM In Chapel Of The Bells Obituaries,Obituary | 21 Comments

February 10, 1938 – San Giovanni in Fiore
July 5, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Giovanni Arcuri of Calgary, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a lengthy battle on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at the age of 80 years.

Giovanni was born in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy, on February 10, 1938. He immigrated to Canada in 1962 with his family. He was a very welcoming, generous man who enjoyed being in the company of family and friends. He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Giovanna; his four children, Josephine (Wayne) Ooms, Maria (Antonio) Mancina, Domenic (Lori) Arcuri, and Tony (Angie) Arcuri; his twelve grandchildren, Joanna Loria, Luisa and Keith Salomons, Justin Ooms, Rosa and Kurt Deus, Joanna Aurini, Joanna and Eric Brophy, Julia Arcuri, Giovanni and Ashley Arcuri; his eleven great-grandchildren; five siblings, Serafina (Antonio) Scigliano, Gina Mele, Angela (Pasquale) Cantalice, Saverio (Caterina) Arcuri, Rosetta (Francesco) Cantalice; and sister-in-law, Teresa Arcuri, as well as extended family.

He was predeceased by his parents Giuseppe and Maria Teresa; his brother Fedele; his son-in-law Giuseppe; and his grandson Saverio.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 404 Northmount Place N.W., (corner of 4th Street & Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, AB) [1] on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 404 Northmount Place N.W., (corner of 4th Street & Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, AB) [1] on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Reception to follow at the Corpus Christi Hall (5931 4 St NW, Calgary, AB). [2]

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta [3], Suite 302, 609 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2A1, www.kidscancercare.ab.ca. or to Dulcina Hospice, c/o Covenant Foundation [4], Rm 3C60, 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5K 0L4 Telephone: 1-866-342-8126, www.covenantfoundation.ca. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to all the wonderful caregivers that assisted Giovanni.

In living memory of Giovanni Arcuri, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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Condolence from Sam & Marisa Ferrise and Family on July 7th, 2018 12:08 PM

With Deepest Sympathy to Zia and all of our cousins and your families. Zio Giovanni was a wonderful person. Sadly we will miss him.

Condolence from Joe Pacchiano on July 7th, 2018 7:58 PM

Sending our deepest condolences for your loss,your in our thoughts and prayers.Rest In Peace.

Condolence from Arend Lucardie on July 8th, 2018 3:10 PM

Domenic, Lori and Family,
My sincere condolences to you and all your family during this difficult time. Even though we know your Dad is no longer suffering and he’s in a better place it is never easy for the loved ones who he left behind.

I truly hope that as time goes by the pain lessens, but the beautiful memories of your Dad will always be with you.

God Bless All of you,

Arend, Irina and Family

Condolence from Nick & Rosa Corea on July 8th, 2018 5:47 PM

Our sincere condolences, we are sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Maria & Emilio Astorino on July 8th, 2018 5:49 PM

With deepest sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Vince Gentile on July 9th, 2018 10:12 AM

I want to wish my deepest condolences to the the family in this difficult time, he was such a nice man, he always had a smile on his face, he will truly be missed.

Condolence from Joanna & kristin on July 9th, 2018 11:33 AM

We miss and love you nonno xx

Condolence from Moe and Kal El Hafi on July 9th, 2018 12:33 PM

Deepest condolences to the Arcuri family in this time of sadness may god make it easier on you all.

God bless

Condolence from Joseph Arcuri on July 9th, 2018 1:28 PM

Uncle John you had an exiting and adventurous life, leaving your hometown with your brother Fedele (my father), for France, in search of a better life for your family. You not only did it once but risked it again to come to Canada. I can’t imagine what the both of you were thinking at the time but it took a lot of courage willpower and absolute determination. Your gambles paid off which is evident of the legacy you have left behind. I will cherish my very fond memories of us in France and beautiful memories created with our families here. We are all at peace knowing that you are at peace. I know that you are now reunited with the ones that have gone before you. I am honoured that I will be by your side in your final journey to paridise. You will always have a special place in my heart.

Condolence from Alex Sundin on July 9th, 2018 5:06 PM

Dom, Lori and family~ my deepest and profound regrets to learn of your family’s loss. With an open heart, I send up my prayers and celebration of this life, and to you who stay behind, I send my hope that your grief will give way to light again.

Condolence from Rosa Ayotte on July 9th, 2018 8:35 PM

Domenic, Lori and family. Sending you many hugs for your loss. May all your wonderful memories bring you comfort during this time. Hugs and kisses. Rosa

Condolence from Sera Duros on July 9th, 2018 9:00 PM

We are sorry to hear of Giovanni’s passing. I enjoyed many conversations together with Giovanni whether it was about
Our favorite cheese or when the cactus pears were coming in. We send our sincere conferences to the entire family. May he Rest In Peace.
Everyone at the Scarpone’s .

Condolence from Francesca Montanini on July 10th, 2018 11:42 AM

Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss.

Condolence from Josie & Gerry Scalise on July 10th, 2018 12:21 PM

To the Arcuri Family,

So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Keep the memories close to your heart as those can never be taken away.

Condolence from Jerry and Joanne Mautone on July 10th, 2018 2:48 PM

The Arcuri Family

Our deepest condolences Domenic to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Renato and Lena Angelozzi on July 10th, 2018 3:53 PM

The Arcuri Family
Our deepest condolences for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time. May the memories of him and the sound of his voice be with you always.

Condolence from DiGiacomo Family on July 10th, 2018 4:22 PM

Arcuri Family.
Our deepest condolences. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Antonio and Ada Laratta on July 10th, 2018 4:34 PM

To the Arcuri family.

We sorry to hear about your Dad passing, our deepest condolences may God give you strength at this difficult time, You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Norma DeRosa and family on July 10th, 2018 5:34 PM

Dom, Lori and family

I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing. May his beautiful memories help you through this difficult period.
Norma DeRosa and family

Condolence from Luigi and Maria Masocco on July 10th, 2018 5:49 PM

To the Arcuri family.
Sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. Our condolences to all of you, and you are in our prayers.

Condolence from Stella Cantalice and family on July 11th, 2018 4:29 AM

Ciao Zio! You were the best man that we’ve ever know. You will be forever in our heart.
Deepest Condolences to the Arcuri family.
Sergio, Marilena, Pio e Stella Cantalice.

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[1] Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 404 Northmount Place N.W., (corner of 4th Street & Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, AB): https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Corpus+Christi+Catholic+Church/@51.103149,-114.0728674,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x537165960f6fe925:0x4bb33033a2a5bf5c!8m2!3d51.1031457!4d-114.0706734?hl=en

[2] Corpus Christi Hall (5931 4 St NW, Calgary, AB).: https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Corpus+Christi+Hall/@51.1040369,-114.0742244,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x53716595efb9431d:0x16ec2994a1b7599f!8m2!3d51.1040336!4d-114.0720304?hl=en

[3] Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta: http://www.kidscancercare.ab.ca.

[4] Dulcina Hospice, c/o Covenant Foundation: http://www.covenantfoundation.ca

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